Milton Keynes to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Milton Keynes to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

West Midlands Railway
05:371h38
Milton Keynes
07:15Birmingham
£71One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
21:191h25
Milton Keynes
22:44Birmingham
£151One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
06:381h36
Milton Keynes
08:14Birmingham
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:081h37
Milton Keynes
09:45Birmingham
£251One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
09:081h36
Milton Keynes
10:44Birmingham
£251One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMilton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
West Midlands Railway
21:191h25
Milton Keynes
22:44Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
09:081h36
Milton Keynes
10:44Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
06:381h36
Milton Keynes
08:14Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:081h37
Milton Keynes
09:45Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
05:371h38
Milton Keynes
07:15Birmingham
0 changes

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Train times from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

56 m

Average

1 h 28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

92 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Milton Keynes for Birmingham every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
06:520h56
Milton Keynes
07:48Birmingham
£331One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
21:191h25
Milton Keynes
22:44Birmingham
£151One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
09:081h36
Milton Keynes
10:44Birmingham
£251One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
06:381h36
Milton Keynes
08:14Birmingham
£161One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:081h37
Milton Keynes
09:45Birmingham
£251One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains

Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham cover the 56 miles long trip taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Milton Keynes Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham

The railway line between Milton Keynes and Birmingham is a busy route, serviced by over 70 trains every day. The average journey lasts just over an hour and there are plenty of non-stop options for passengers who wish to avoid the bother of changing trains.

Which train companies travel from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Rail services between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are operated by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railways. The latter offers more departures and the convenience of a direct service, while Virgin has the edge in terms of speed.

How long is the train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

The train ride from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can take as little as 50 minutes. Although passengers have to change once on some Virgin trains, they are actually 20 minutes or so faster than West Midland's direct service.

How many trains are there from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Travellers between Milton Keynes and Birmingham are well served, with around five trains every hour from 8:00 a.m. until around 11:30 p.m. Departures begin just after 5:30 a.m. and don't stop until nearly 2:00 a.m., meaning both early and late passengers are catered for.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham?

Departure train station: Milton Keynes Central is on Eldergate, two miles west of the Milton Keynes shopping centre and theatre district. Passengers can relax in comfortable waiting rooms around the clock or spend time in the cafeteria and general convenience store, while those in a hurry can take advantage of kiosks and vending machines selling drinks and snacks. The station has covered storage for 900 bikes and free disabled parking.

Arrival train station: Convenient for shoppers, Birmingham New Street lies just one and a half miles north of the Bullring and Grand Central Malls. Passengers travelling first class on business will appreciate its suite of office facilities such as faxes, photocopiers and telephone points. There is a wide range of refreshment options, from freshly made burritos and pastries to gourmet coffee and Marks and Spencer ready meals. The short stay car park has a handy drop-off area and there is easy access to buses into the city.

FAQs: Milton Keynes to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milton Keynes to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Milton Keynes to Birmingham can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Milton Keynes to Birmingham is £18; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Birmingham from Milton Keynes is on average 56 min   for the 56 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Milton Keynes and Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham leaves at 04: 37. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham leaves at 22: 13.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Milton Keynes to Birmingham without having to change trains with Virgin Trains. There are 12 direct trains from Milton Keynes to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Milton Keynes to Birmingham, you can count on West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Milton Keynes to Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 13.

When departing from Milton Keynes, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Milton Keynes Central and Milton Keynes, Stonebridge Roundabout South. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Milton Keynes Central, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Milton Keynes is worth doing with a journey time of 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Milton Keynes to Birmingham by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Milton Keynes and Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Milton Keynes and Birmingham

Milton Keynes
Birmingham
Milton Keynes Central is the most popular Milton Keynes railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Milton Keynes for your journey to Birmingham.
Milton Keynes, Stonebridge Roundabout South

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